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"Emerald's Health and Social Care journals are an excellent resource for students, faculty, and perhaps especially practitioners who are looking for relevant research and practice-based evidence that will be useful in their efforts to address health care needs around the world.

In particular, the journals on mental health and addiction are key resources for anyone preparing to enter the fields of social work, psychology, or psychiatry.  As an author of numerous articles that have appeared in Advances in Dual Diagnosis, I have had the opportunity to get practice-based findings on addressing both conditions in an integrated fashion out into the field quickly and in a highly accessible format."

Larry Davidson

Collection Coverage

  • 32 titles

  • 94% Scopus coverage

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Latest News

  • The #Realworldresearch "change" feature includes an article from the, Journal of Health Organization and Management.

  • Elsevier have released a new metric called CiteScore. 63% of titles in health and social care have seen an increase between 2014 and 2015 including Journal of Health, Organisation and Management, Journal of Intellectual Disabilities and Offending Behaviour, and Drugs and Alcohol Today. Nine journals are positioned in the top two quartiles in their respective subject categories including Journal of Health Organisation and Management, International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance, and International Journal of Prisoner Health.

  • Housing, Care and Support and Journal of Enabling Technologies welcome new editors for 2017.

Highlights in Health & Social Care

Topical Special Issues

Latest Books

Most Downloaded Journal Content

  1. How professional identity shapes youth healthcare
  2. A study of relationship between managers' leadership style and employees' job satisfaction
  3. Healthcare system performance improvement: a comparison of key policies in seven high-income countries
  4. Leadership styles used by senior medical leaders: patterns, influences and implications for leadership development
  5. Trends and approaches in lean healthcare

Award-Winning Papers

Outstanding Papers form the backbone of the Awards for Excellence. As these awards are chosen by eminent academics or managers, the winning authors receive the prestige of it being recognized that theirs is one of the most impressive pieces of work the judges have seen throughout the past year.

This year's award-winning papers are available to read for free!

Multimedia Highlights

Healthwatch Norfolk Veterans Project - Veteran Mental Health animation is linked to the Journal of Public Mental Health special issue on veteran mental health.

Integrated Care in Australasia

Authors from the Journal of Integrated Care Special Issue on Integrated Care in Australasia discuss their papers

Advances in Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities.

Advances in Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities

Advances in Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities is a vital and pioneering source of research and information specific to the mental health needs of people with intellectual/learning disabilities.

Guest Editor Nigel Beail introduces a Special Issue on psychological therapies and interventions.

Journal of Health Organization and Management

Journal of Health Organization and Management

The Journal of Health Organization and Management supports the application of health organization and management research into practice from a diverse range of perspectives. JHOM provides an international forum for the exchange of innovative and methodologically diverse studies and analyses.

In this video, Dr Ross Millar introduces the journal.

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